Joe Namath, In New Book, Says He Nearly Drank Himself To Death


By Scott Gleeson

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Former New York Jets quarterback Joe Namath revealed in his new autobiography that he drank so excessively during his post-playing life that he nearly died.

In Namath’s book, “All the Way: My Life in Four Quarters,” the former New York Jet and Super Bowl MVP said he used his divorce to ex-wife, Deborah, as a reason to turn to alcohol.

“Health-wise, I’d probably be dead by now if I hadn’t stopped drinking,” Namath wrote.

“The drinking was what would kick my butt for a long time. I believe any of us can be brought to our knees whether from physical or emotional pain. Over the years, I learned how…click here to continue reading